Cross Country Info (6th, 7th & 8th)
Mark Lonac, Head Coach: firstname.lastname@example.org, 970-488-4087
Erica Rezendes, Assistant Coach: email@example.com, 970-488-4032
Megan Sexton, Assistant Coach
The Blevins Cross Country Team is open to all Blevins students. All runners make the team and participate in all six two-mile races. CC (or XC) is a great way to experience the fun, teamwork and challenge of middle school sports.
Pre-season practice: Wednesday 8/15, Thursday 8/16, Friday 8/17 and Monday 8/20; Cottonwood Glen Park near the south end of Overland Trail; 4:00 – 5:15 PM.
Pre-season practice: Tues 8/21 (6th graders’ first day of school); @ Blevins, 2:45 – 4:00 PM, 7th & 8th welcome to join.
Regular season practice begins Wednesday, August 22nd, and runs from 2:45 – 4:15 PM.
NEW FOR 2018! Shoe Night at Altitude Running, Friday, August 24th, 5-7 PM, 150 E Harmony #2B, just NE of Harmony & College.
Parent-Runner Information Meeting: Wednesday, August 29th, 5-5:45 PM, Blevins Auditeria
The season tentatively ends October 6th @ the District Championships.
Summer Training: While there is no organized summer practice for XC until high school, we highly recommend that those interested in cross country practice jogging 10 – 30 minutes 2 – 4 times per week during June and July to establish a base level of fitness, and to adapt to the heat.
Fees: $105 per sport, per student. waived for student-athletes on Free/Reduced w/ waiver request on ParentVUE – waivers must be updated yearly! Please refer to Athletic Policies, Fees, Forms under Athletics on the Blevins website.
Paperwork: Must have physical & proof of insurance on file at Blevins in order to practice & compete. Physicals valid for one year from exam date. Arrange physicals well in advance! Athletic eligibility and physical forms available on Blevins website or @ front office. When forms are complete, front office will issue a Silver Card that must be turned in to Coach Lonac the first day of regular season practice. Physical forms are NOT available in the physicians’ offices.
Parent/Athlete Information Meeting: Wednesday, 8/29/18, 5:00 – 5:45 PM, Blevins Auditeria
2018/19 Cross Country Schedule:
Thursday, 9/6/18 @ Lincoln Invite, Lincoln Middle School; Boys run 3:00 PM, Girls 3:20 PM
Friday, 9/14/18 @ John Martin Invite, Fort Colins High School; Boys 3:00 PM, Girls 3:20 PM
Saturday, 9/22/18 @ Rattlesnake Rumble Invite @ Spring Canyon Park; Boys 9:00 AM, Girls 9:30 AM
Thursday, 9/27/18 @ Blevins Invite @ Rolland Moore Park; Girls run @ 3:30 PM; Boys run @ 3:50 PM
Saturday, 10/6/18 @ District Championships @ Fort Collins High School; Girls 9:00 AM, Boys 9:45 AM
2017/18 District Results – Blevins Top 7 – 2.0 miles @ Ft Collins HS
Boys – 1st/10 – District Champions! Girls – 4th/10
258 finishers 201 finishers
Dalton Kaines – 2nd place – 11:28 Sequoia Wadena – 16th place – 13:47
Jackson Harding – 5th place – 11:40 Riley Hill – 17th place – 13:52
Nick Runge – 10th place – 11:55 Sydney Schlepp – 18th place – 13:52
Quinn Baugh – 15th place – 12:04 Marisa Martinez – 29th place – 14:20
Luka Finz – 27th place – 12:46 Bailey Baumgaertner – 32nd place – 14:28
Brody Armstrong – 29th place – 12:47 Sam McDougall – 33rd place – 14:30
Mac Eliason – 35th place – 12:53 Kate Linstedt – 40th place – 14:37